Job Posting: Heath Access Coordinator
North Carolina AIDS Action Network
The North Carolina AIDS Action Network is looking for a new member to join its team. The Health Access Coordinator has primary responsibility for leading our efforts to educate policymakers and the public about the benefits to closing the coverage gap and expanding Medicaid. This position is a consulting opportunity, with the contract running from February – August 2019.
This position will:
- Engage NCAAN supporters in advocacy to support Medicaid expansion.
- Cultivate strong working relationships with coalition partners and key staff members at partner organizations, and represent NCAAN in coalitions focused on Medicaid expansion in NC.
- In partnership with appropriate staff, generate earned media about Medicaid expansion in NC.
- Attract and engage supporters through social media.
- Gather stories of residents living in Medicaid gap in North Carolina, and promote appropriately with elected officials and the public.
- Host regional trainings in target communities in North Carolina to build knowledge and expertise about expanding Medicaid
- Assist in the planning of Medicaid Expansion Advocacy Day and HIV Speaks on Jones Street at the North Carolina General Assembly.
- Coordinate regular phone and text banks and other field events.
- Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
- Knowledge of North Carolina political landscape and Medicaid expansion policy preferred.
- At least 2 years of related work experience.
- Candidate needs to have a strong attention to detail, and be able to carry out tasks efficiently.
- Candidate must be able to take initiative, set goals and accomplish them.
- Strong written communications and interpersonal skills, and a positive attitude.
The opportunity will involve some travel, and candidates will need access to transportation.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Jobs@NCAAN.org. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis, and strong preference will be given to applications received by January 8, 2019.
NCAAN is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including people living with HIV.
The North Carolina AIDS Action Network is committed to encouraging and sustaining an environment that is free from prohibited discrimination and harassment. NCAAN prohibits discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived HIV status, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information, or age in the administration of its employment, policies, programs, and any other NCAAN activities. NCAAN also makes good faith efforts to recruit, employ, and promote qualified people living with HIV, minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.